Christianity was deeply embedded in philosophical conversations of its time, ranging from Jonathan Edwards on the philosophical nature of personhood and the will, through a recapitulation of similar issues in the mid-19th century. The latter here engaged [including Edwards] by Henry Tappan, Chancellor of the University of Michigan. He was known as the "John the Baptist" of American Education and also pastored in the Dutch Reformed Church.
Tappan, Henry P. A Treatise on the Will: Containing: I. A Review of Edwards' Inquiry into the Freedom of the Will. II. The Doctrine of the Will Determined by an Appeal to Consciousness. III. The Doctrine of the Will Applied to Moral Agency and Responsibility. Appendix on Edwards and the Necessitarian School. A New Edition Revised and Corrected by the Author. Glasgow. Lang, Adamson, & Co. 1857. 611pp.
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